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Genres

Christmas

Movies About the Holiday
Grosses for 1980-Present



RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Uni. $260,044,825 3,256 $55,082,330 3,127 11/17/00
2 The Polar Express WB $183,373,735 3,650 $23,323,463 3,650 11/10/04
3 Elf NL $173,398,518 3,381 $31,113,501 3,337 11/7/03
4 The Santa Clause BV $144,833,357 2,388 $19,321,992 2,183 11/11/94
5 The Santa Clause 2 BV $139,236,327 3,352 $29,008,696 3,350 11/1/02
6 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $137,855,863 3,683 $30,051,075 3,683 11/6/09
7 Four Christmases WB (NL) $120,146,040 3,540 $31,069,826 3,310 11/26/08
8 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause BV $84,500,122 3,458 $19,504,038 3,458 11/3/06
9 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $75,082,668 1,671 $191,232 2 10/15/93
10 Christmas with the Kranks SonR $73,780,539 3,416 $21,570,867 3,393 11/24/04
11 Fred Claus WB $72,006,777 3,603 $18,515,473 3,603 11/9/07
12 Christmas Vacation WB $71,319,526 1,950 $11,750,203 1,744 12/1/89
13 The Best Man Holiday Uni. $70,525,195 2,041 $30,107,555 2,024 11/15/13
14 Jingle All the Way Fox $60,592,389 2,404 $12,112,267 2,401 11/22/96
15 Scrooged Par. $60,328,558 1,897 $13,027,842 1,262 11/23/88
16 Bad Santa Dim. $60,060,328 2,540 $12,292,952 2,005 11/26/03
17 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas LGF $52,543,354 2,194 $16,007,634 2,194 12/13/13
18 This Christmas SGem $49,121,934 1,921 $17,958,183 1,858 11/21/07
19 The Preacher's Wife BV $48,102,795 2,008 $7,649,752 1,783 12/13/96
20 Arthur Christmas Sony $46,462,469 3,376 $12,068,931 3,376 11/23/11
21 The Nativity Story NL $37,629,831 3,083 $7,849,304 3,083 12/1/06
22 Deck the Halls Fox $35,093,569 3,205 $12,001,256 3,205 11/22/06
23 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas WB (NL) $35,061,031 2,875 $12,954,142 2,875 11/4/11
24 Jack Frost WB $34,562,556 2,152 $7,104,125 2,152 12/11/98
25 Ernest Saves Christmas BV $28,202,109 1,640 $5,710,734 1,634 11/11/88
26 The Muppet Christmas Carol BV $27,281,507 2,084 $5,010,109 2,075 12/11/92
27 Santa Claus: The Movie TriS $23,717,291 1,585 $5,647,160 970 11/27/85
28 A Christmas Story MGM $20,605,209 938 $2,072,473 886 11/18/83
29 Prancer Orion $18,587,135 1,728 $2,914,486 1,713 11/17/89
30 Miracle on 34th Street (1994) Fox $17,320,136 1,255 $2,753,208 1,190 11/18/94
31 Unaccompanied Minors WB $16,655,224 2,775 $5,815,474 2,775 12/8/06
32 All I Want for Christmas Par. $14,812,144 1,507 $3,645,720 1,507 11/8/91
33 One Magic Christmas BV $13,677,222 827 $2,662,241 824 11/22/85
34 I'll Be Home for Christmas BV $12,214,338 1,776 $3,898,293 1,759 11/13/98
35 Surviving Christmas DW $11,663,156 2,755 $4,441,356 2,750 10/22/04
36 Everybody's Fine Mira. $9,208,876 2,141 $3,852,068 2,133 12/4/09
37 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $7,503,736 1,671 $3,531,664 1,671 12/12/08
38 Black Nativity FoxS $7,018,189 1,525 $3,669,530 1,516 11/27/13
39 Trapped in Paradise Fox $6,017,509 1,286 $2,744,653 1,286 12/2/94
40 The Perfect Holiday YFG $5,812,781 1,307 $2,283,360 1,307 12/12/07
41 The Christmas Candle ELS $2,258,620 392 $68,655 5 11/15/13
42 The Nutcracker WB $2,119,994 786 $783,721 786 11/24/93
43 The Nutcracker Prince WB $1,781,694 906 $908,999 906 11/21/90
44 A Christmas Tale IFC $1,060,922 52 $63,837 7 11/14/08
45 Nutcracker: The Motion Picture Atl $781,727 597 $351,633 597 11/26/86
46 Christmas in the Clouds Slow $279,225 27 $54,920 25 11/4/05
47 Noelle 8X $257,868 203 $165,445 203 12/7/07
48 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale Osci. $236,347 21 $9,281 1 12/3/10
49 Santa with Muscles Leg. $220,198 98 $120,932 98 11/8/96
50 The Nutcracker in 3D Free $195,459 115 $65,944 42 11/24/10
51 Station Nord Equin. $171,400 46 $42,433 46 11/8/02
52 Will It Snow for Christmas? Zeit. $51,950 2 $10,786 2 12/17/97
53 The Fitzgerald Family Christmas Trib. $50,292 21 $13,800 4 12/7/12
54 Happy Christmas Magn. $26,796 9 $7,523 4 7/25/14
55 Silent Night Anch. $14,567 11 $9,780 11 11/30/12
56 Christmas at Maxwell's Aloha $12,781 41 $8,375 41 12/1/06
57 All is Bright Anch. $4,556 10 $4,556 10 10/4/13
58 Christmas in Wonderland YFG $689 2 $689 2 1/25/08
- Thomas Kinkade's Home for Christmas (formerly The Christmas Cottage) LGF n/a - n/a - N/A
- Scrooge (1935) Par. n/a - n/a - 11/30/35
- Scrooge (1970) NGP n/a - n/a - 11/5/70
- White Christmas Par. n/a - n/a - 10/14/54
- It's a Wonderful Life RKO n/a - n/a - 12/20/46
- Miracle on 34th Street Fox n/a - n/a - 5/2/47
- Holiday Inn Par. n/a - n/a - 8/4/42
- Christmas in Connecticut WB n/a - n/a - 7/20/45
- A Christmas Carol (1938) MGM n/a - n/a - 12/16/38
- Holiday Affair RKO n/a - n/a - 11/23/49
- A Christmas Carol (1951) UA n/a - n/a - 11/28/51
TOTAL (All Movies):$2,375,483,953----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$40,956,6201,676$8,878,9741,584-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$2,369,860,556----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$56,425,2512,275$12,531,4792,213-



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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Krampus Uni. 11/25/15
Seth Rogen/Joseph Gordon-Levitt X-Mas Movie Sony 12/11/15
Opus: The Last Christmas Wein. TBD
Santapprentice Wein. TBD